Plus Size Designer Clothing Survey Results

Two weeks ago, Prospere Magazine asked readers what they felt about the fact that department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue are selling designer labels in plus sizes.  The results were not surprising at all.  Over 28% (28.6% to be exact) thought it was a great idea.  After all, everyone who could afford them should be […]

Plus-Size Designer Clothes: Yes or No?

Non-standard sized women often want to look attractive and wear designer clothes as well.  Thus, [poll id=”135″]

Food: When Hick Becomes Trendy

Cynthia Cheng Is food really class-oriented?  Say, if someone from a small, remote town serves a plate of dandelion greens, would the world see it as “hick food,” while the same plate served at a high end restaurant in Manhattan would be seen as quite the opposite?  Many signs point to yes.  But why is this the case?  […]

Shopping in Hong Kong

Wow…what can I say?  Shopping here is a recreational sport.  From high end malls like Pacific Place, IFC and The Landmark (where practically every store is something you’d find on Fifth Avenue or Rodeo Drive) to local markets, you can anything and everything.  Ranging from local brands to internationally known ones like Zara, Kate Spade and Vivienne Tam, shopping doesn’t […]